Folks, I’ll be on vacation until the 15th, but The Audit will go on in the meantime.

Audit Manager Dean Starkman will pinch hit as Audit blogger for the next couple of weeks.

Enjoy.

Ryan Chittum is a former Wall Street Journal reporter, and deputy editor of The Audit, CJR's business section. If you see notable business journalism, give him a heads-up at rc2538@columbia.edu.